Al Yamamah Ofouq Villa

Al Khari Rd, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Al Khari Rd, Riyadh.
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Some food situations

A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Sep 04, 2014

... intense here. I always have to check the clock to make sure that I dismiss my class at reasonable times and will not get stuck inside somewhere like a grocery store.

We just had another teacher come in today. We are quite the interesting group. I am the baby, as I am only 21. There are 4 other Americans--our amazing coordinator, another teacher who is working on her masters and was previously at ...

Long days and night wanderings

A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Sep 02, 2014

... The second was a bit more difficult since the students were at a beginning level. Our department's lack of knowledge about some basics also makes the situation even harder. sigh.

In general, I'm alright thus far with Saudi society. It's a pain taking taxis everywhere, but hey. I don't have to pay for a car, gas, or insurance. I also worry about my residence permit/iqama here. Apparently, people in the kingdom have ...


A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Sep 01, 2014

... seem to be working to get everyone to practice vocabulary. I have also taken it upon myself to make my classes of, which means I do a lot of miming. Class clown = teacher. Fun. I also love seeing their drawings and acting. They are typically shy at first, but I get them laughing and have successfully made them come out of their shells.

This week's been a bit boring, as I just teach, wait for ...

Landing and sleeping

A travel blog entry by kingdomkate on Aug 28, 2014

... shirt and capris saw me sitting at my gate, stopped walking, and hissed/sneered at me. I guess I can't convince everyone I have a great soul. lame. Haha, most of the other men were creepers. I tried to avoid eye contact.

I don't remember much at all about the flight to Riyadh. The lady I sat next to was nice and had a child that kept singing "Everything is Awesome" from the Lego Movie. So precious. I was really nervous about landing, but everything moved ...

Al Heet Cave

A travel blog entry by poram on Feb 08, 2014

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Al Heet is a town just outside of Riyadh. The cave itself is not one of the tourist attractions you'll find on the internet. All the same it's always amazing finding places that naturally retain a lot of water in this very dry climate. Also, like most places here sadly, it looks like a tourist attraction with all the litter in and around it.

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